MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 89 this week

Laserblast (1978)

 -  Sci-Fi  -  1 March 1978 (USA)
2.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 2.4/10 from 3,524 users  
Reviews: 100 user | 34 critic

A teenager stumbles upon an alien weapon, which transform him into a grotesque killer.

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 titles
created 04 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 25 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 28 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 39 titles
created 3 weeks ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Laserblast (1978)

Laserblast (1978) on IMDb 2.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Laserblast.

User Polls

Bottom 100 #71 | See the Bottom 100 movies as voted by our users.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Reptilicus (1961)
Certificate: Passed Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.

Director: Sidney W. Pink
Stars: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike
Species (1995)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A message from outer space contains instructions on how to modify human DNA.

Director: Roger Donaldson
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Michael Madsen, Ben Kingsley
Chopping Mall (1986)
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Eight teenagers are trapped after hours in a high tech shopping mall and pursued by three murderous security robots out of control.

Director: Jim Wynorski
Stars: Kelli Maroney, Tony O'Dell, Russell Todd
The Hidden (1987)
Action | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An alien is on the run in America, it kills everything and uses the body to hide itself. This alien has a goal in life: Power. Hotly pursued by alien, lots of innocent people die in the chase.

Director: Jack Sholder
Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Michael Nouri, Claudia Christian
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

A story of human colonists on Mars who must be rescued after becoming possessed by vengeful Martian ghosts.

Director: John Carpenter
Stars: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Pam Grier
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A 400-foot (122-meter) dinosaur-like beast, awoken from undersea hibernation off the Japanese coast by atomic-bomb testing, attacks Tokyo.

Directors: Ishirô Honda, Terry O. Morse
Stars: Raymond Burr, Takashi Shimura, Momoko Kôchi
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

A young man is transformed into a hideous "moon beast" due to a meteor fragment lodged in his body.

Director: Richard Ashe
Stars: Chase Cordell, Leigh Drake, Gregorio Sala
Silent Rage (1982)
Action | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Dan Stevens is the sheriff of a small Texas town who checks out a disturbance which turns to murder. The killer is still in the house and he tries to kill Dan, but Dan stops him and arrests... See full summary »

Director: Michael Miller
Stars: Chuck Norris, Ron Silver, Steven Keats
Action | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  

When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes.

Director: Eijirô Wakabayashi
Stars: Tatsuo Umemiya, Hiroko Mine, Takashi Kanda
Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A defecting Soviet scientist is hit by a nuclear explosion near Yucca Flats and roams around as a beast.

Director: Coleman Francis
Stars: Douglas Mellor, Barbara Francis, Bing Stafford
Planet Terror (2007)
Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

After an experimental bio-weapon is released, turning thousands into zombie-like creatures, it's up to a rag-tag group of survivors to stop the infected and those behind its release.

Director: Robert Rodriguez
Stars: Rose McGowan, Freddy Rodríguez, Josh Brolin
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  

Survivors of a plane crash on a remote island find it is covered by spiders. When bitten, the survivors start turning into spiders!

Director: Fritz Böttger
Stars: Harald Maresch, Helga Franck, Alexander D'Arcy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Milford ...
Billy Duncan
Cheryl Smith ...
Kathy Farley
...
Tony Craig
...
Sheriff
...
Deputy Pete Ungar
Barry Cutler ...
Deputy Jesse Jeep
Mike Bobenko ...
Chuck Boran
...
Froggy
...
Colonel Farley
...
Doctor Mellon (as Roddy McDowell)
Rick Walters ...
Mike London
Simmy Bow ...
Gas Station Attendant
...
Franny Walton
Wendy Wernli ...
Carolyn Spicer
Michael Barrere ...
Hip Kid (as Michael Bryar)
Edit

Storyline

Alien creatures kill a mutated alien creature in the California desert. Its remains, and the high-tech laser gun and power source accidentally left behind, are found by an ostracized teenager. However, the power source causes the teenager to mutate too, and he goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Leo L. Schwab <ewhac@best.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

alien | desert | gun | laser gun | laser | See more »

Taglines:

Billy was a kid who got pushed around... Then he found the power See more »

Genres:

Sci-Fi

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

1 March 1978 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Laserblast  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (video)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film debut of Eddie Deezen, who oddly enough plays a bully! See more »

Goofs

When Billy first discovers the laser gun and pendant in the desert, he puts the pendant around his neck. But in the next shot when he fires the gun for the first time, he's holding the pendant in his left hand. See more »

Crazy Credits

"Cragar" is misspelled as "Crager" in the appreciation section. See more »

Connections

Featured in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Laserblast (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
STILL The worst movie I've seen
11 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I actually saw this in the theater when it came out. After all these years, I can still say it is the worst movie I have ever seen. And I LIKE campy, cheesy B-Movies! Look out Kraft; you are not the cheesiest. If you think the special effects are bad because the movie is old, think again. Sitting in the movie theater in 1978 my friend and I both thought the effects were the worst we'd ever seen. And the acting. And the plot(?). The filmography sucks. It's not even interesting like a train wreck. It's about as interesting as watching sidewalks crack. Without ants. At night. No moon.

I could go on, but I've already put more creativity into this review than the movie had. And I'm not creative.

I'd give it negative stars if possible. Ten black holes. I had to give it a one though, and that hurt.

Bad movie. Anguishly bad. I still want my money back.


39 of 59 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
MST3K Version the way to go jeffeastwood2000
The many questions of LASERBLAST!!! movieperson113
Favorite riffs from Laserblast pwood-3
I have to say, I was actually impressed with the stop motion animation. projecteightysix
what sane person would give this anything over a 4? nak77
Wow. Only me eh'? bluejeff12
Discuss Laserblast (1978) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?